Phil Latzman

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Phil Latzman is an award-winning digital journalist and broadcast professional with over 25 years of experience covering news and sports on a multitude of platforms.

Latzman moved to Arizona in 2015 to be a part of what, he feels, is the best public media operation in the country at KJZZ. Before that. he was a reporter and columnist for the Tribune Company's South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

For a decade, Latzman served as morning news anchor and reporter for Florida's largest NPR station, WLRN. While there, he was part of WLRN's groundbreaking collaboration with the Miami Herald and was host and creator of the station’s weekly public affairs program, The Florida Roundup.

Latzman has interviewed some of the world's most interesting people from political circles to the entertainment world, while hosting a variety of talk shows, ranging from hard news to sports. His work has been honored numerous times by the Florida Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists for newscasts and for feature reporting on such topics as elections, Cuba and sports. Latzman also served as a Florida network correspondent covering everything from hurricanes to politics for NPR and other national media outlets.

Prior to coming to WLRN, Latzman was sports director for WIOD and WINZ, where he hosted a nightly sports-talk show and anchored coverage of Miami Dolphins, Miami Hurricanes and Miami Heat broadcasts. His was the first voice heard on WQAM when it became South Florida’s first all-sports radio station in 1992.

Latzman is a New York native who spent his formative years in broadcasting at WABC Radio, where he produced, edited and screened various talk shows in addition to New York Yankees baseball broadcasts.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
What You Need To Know: Arizona's November Ballot Measures Phil Latzman Oct. 20, 2015
Cirque Du Soleil Style Aerial Dance Gains Popularity In Phoenix Area Phil Latzman Oct. 20, 2015
Arizona School Bond Referendums Aren't Created Equal Phil Latzman Oct. 19, 2015
Uber Drivers Urged To Strike This Weekend Kathy Ritchie, Phil Latzman Oct. 16, 2015
Arizona Leaders Call For More International Engagement At Global Leadership Forum Phil Latzman Oct. 15, 2015
Horsemen Feel Racing Still Has A Home In 60-Year-Old Phoenix Turf Paradise Phil Latzman Oct. 15, 2015
Arizona Cuts Back Federal Program To Aid Needy Families Phil Latzman Oct. 14, 2015
Bus Union Rejects 'Best And Final Offer.' Phoenix Bus Strike Looms Phil Latzman Oct. 12, 2015
Report Shows Arizona Abortions Are Declining, But Experts Disagree Why Phil Latzman
Howard Fischer
Oct. 12, 2015
Ready To Ride: Arizona's New 573-Mile Bike Route Approved Phil Latzman Oct. 9, 2015
ASU Asks Fans Not To Paint Their Faces During 'Blackout' Game Phil Latzman Oct. 7, 2015
6 Arizona Mayors Travel To Mexico To Foster Trade Relations Phil Latzman Oct. 6, 2015
Valley's Banking Fees Among Highest In Country Phil Latzman Oct. 5, 2015
Phoenix Orders Green Earth Recycling Plant To Shut Down After Complaints Phil Latzman Oct. 2, 2015
Possible Phoenix Bus Strike Could Disrupt Service Citywide Phil Latzman Oct. 1, 2015
Possible Phoenix Bus Strike: Union Will Vote Whether To Walk Off Job Phil Latzman Sept. 30, 2015
Conference Hosted By Arizona State University Expected to Attract World's Smartest People Phil Latzman Sept. 29, 2015
Pope's Visit Resounds Loudly In Desert For Arizona Catholics Phil Latzman Sept. 25, 2015
Arizona Politicians Reflect On Pope Francis' Speech To Congress Phil Latzman Sept. 24, 2015
Growing Up With Yogi Berra - A Baseball Hall Of Famer Phil Latzman Sept. 23, 2015
Authorities Arrest 1 Tied to I-10 Shootings, Attorney Talks How Case Is Being Handled Phil Latzman Sept. 22, 2015
Phoenix Awarded $3.1 Million Grant To Hire 25 Police Officers Phil Latzman Sept. 21, 2015
Phoenix Developer Saves Historic Beth Hebrew Synagogue From Wrecking Ball Phil Latzman Sept. 18, 2015
What Does It Take To Sing The National Anthem? Phil Latzman Sept. 17, 2015
Brnovich: Lawyers Handling Arizona Child Welfare Cases Overwhelmed Phil Latzman Sept. 17, 2015